Piece description from the artist
A tongue in cheek portrait of the artist. The t-shirt pays homage to the late Philip Guston. The little wooden boat pays homage to Houston, Texas artist Gail Siptak. That's not a hat: it's a roman candle.
Steve FrenkeI was born and raised in Detroit, earning a degree in Graphic Design from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. His business career was spent in fine paper, printing and graphic design and advertising. The settings of Steve’s artwork take place in an imaginary world inspired by memories, daydreams and his curiosity about the world around us. Steve has created almost five hundred unique paintings, drawings and watercolors since 1991. Photography has also been a lifelong passion. His camera work, over five decades, exceeds ten thousand images.